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Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
speech to the democratic delegates at the convention last night in his support of president barack obama. as fox's doug luzader reports from charlotte, president obama will accept the renomination tonight with a little change in plans. >> reporter: there has been some last-minute drama here but last night former president bill clinton largely stuck to his script and made the case for president obama. one convention, two presidents. president obama came on stage to thank former president clinton for what amounted to a full-throated endorsement. [ applause and cheers ] >> i proudly nominate him to be the standard-bearer of the democratic party. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: he would hold the stage here for nearly an hour, well over his allotted time. but he fired up the crowd and he answered a question that has vexed democrats in recent day: are we better off now than we were four years ago? >> we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. are we doing better than that today? >> yes! >> the answer is yes. >> reporter: in the end, the clinton speech was exactly what the obama campaign wanted
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
obama at the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> and as fox' doug lu displayeder reports from -- lu displ ader, reports the president obama will accept the nomination for president tonight. >>reporter: there has been some last minute drama here tonight, but bill clinton largely stuck to his script and made the case for president obama. one convention, two presidents, president obama came on stage to thank former president clinton for what amounted to a full-throated endorsement. >> i proudly nominate him to be the standard bear of the democratic party. >>reporter: he would hold the stage here for over an hour, well over his allotted time, but he fired up this crowd and he asked a question that has vexed democrats for four days, are we better off now than we were four years ago. >> we were losing 750,000 jobs a month, are we doing better than that today? the answer is yes. >>reporter: in the end the clinton speech is exactly what the obama campaign wanted, but not everything here has gone by the script. >> all those delegates opposed say no. in the opinion of th
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Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
stormed the embassy and president obama condemned the attacks and vowed to go after those responsible for the killings. the protests erupted over a movie that ridiculed islam. >> to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and provoke rage. but as i said, there is no justification. none at all for responding to this video with violence. >> libyan officls say four people have been arrested and are being questioned in response to the killings at the u.s. embassy there. more protests are scheduled throughout the philippines and middle east today. u.s. officials say tensions are high as security is heightened at u.s. compounds around the world. >> sherri ly for us, thank you so much. >>> the story about the man who made the film that sparked so much outrage continues to change. we now know that sam basille is a pseudonym. he is in hiding now. tony? >>> now to today's top stories, new efforts in the search for a suspect following the murder of a 17-year-old girl in prince george's county. hon
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> michelle obama delivered a rousing call for a second term as the president and first daughters looked on from the white house. we have a live report from charlotte, north carolina, minutes away. >> and apple hacked? a group claimed it stole users' information. what you need to know. >> and our own holly morris is spending the day with dr. oz. he's in d.c. to give us a checkup. as fox 5 morning news at 7 starts right now. >>> good morning to you. there is a live look outside and not a bad looking start to the day. it's wednesday, september 5th, 2012. i'm tony parkins. >> i'm allison seymour. happy you're with us today. showing you another live picture from the howard university college of medicine where, in just a short time now, a thousand d.c. residents will be getting free physicals thanks to dr. oz. won't to point out, though, if you're checking in and seeing this, all of today's participants are registered. they had to preregister so the physicals will only be given to those who are signed up. >> and that is a good thing. >> a good thing. >> and won't to go to tucker barnes who ha
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have come out that are not good for president obama. they show only 96,000 jobs were added last month, and that could stop any momentum coming out of the democratic national convention. president obama making his case to voters that america is on the road to economic recovery, but he needs more time to make it happen. >> it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> reporter: the president slammed republican nominee mitt romney's policies. >> feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back regulations and call us in the morning. >> reporter: vice president joe biden
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
wrapped up in charlotte, north carolina last night with president obama's rousing speech. >> he of course accepted his renomination for president. nicole collins is live in charlotte with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. with two months until the election day, president obama used last night to try to win over undecided voters and also to try and revive the excitement that powered his first presidential run. president obama making his case to voters that america is on the road to economic recovery, but he needs more time to make it happen. >> it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> reporter: the president, full of zingers, slammed mitt romney's policies. >> feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back regulations and call us in the morning. >> reporter: vice president justice department also renominated thursday. >> one more thing, our republican opponents are just dead wrong about, america is not in decline. america is not in decline. >> reporter: the president speaking in the rhetoric the country is now
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Sep 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
highest level. >>> and turning to the campaign trail now, new polls show president obama is emerging from the democratic national convention with a slight lead. and the u.s. capital building is already being prepared for inauguration day. fox 5's melanie alnwick has the latest on the campaign trail live from capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. yes, the west terrace of the capital will be closed starting today for the workers to begin to install the stands that we are going to see all over the place here for inauguration day 2013. hard to believe that they have to get ready this far in advance but it will be upon us before we know it. but who is sworn in on january 21st will depend on what happens between now and november. and it does appear that president obama is getting a small bump in the polls. here's a look at the numbers. the latest gallup poll of registered voters showing president obama with a 5-point lead, 49-44% just outside the margin of error. the president hit florida sunday. 29 delegates up for grabs there. real clear politics shows mr. obama with a slight lead although
FOX
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> a team of 50 specially trained marines were deployed overnight. president obama spoke to the leaders last night as it's becoming clearer now what may have been behind these attacks. >>> more protests overnight in egypt. but they were met with what appeared to be a strong police presence. and what's happening here may still be a response to a u.s. filmmaker who uploaded a video who offended muslims, what happened at the u.s. consulate in libya may have been something different. a coordinated sustained attack that lasted for hours killing u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others possibly to send a message on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. >> this is our mob. this is an organized terrorist attack. >> asthma renos were dispatched, back at home, they became a campaign issue. a statement from the u.s. embassy in egypt that criticized a film that sparked outrage there. >> having that embassy reiterate apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for administration >> delayed campaign trip yesterday. but he still attended a rally in las vegas after telling 60 minut
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
michelle obama is tonight's headline speaker. san antonio mayor julian castro is the keynote speaker, the first latino keynote speaker ever at a democratic gathering. maryland governor marco mallie and former virginia governor tim kaine will also address delegates. president clinton speaks tomorrow. president obama will accept the nomination thursday. >>> democrats from the district are in charlotte this week pushing for voting rights. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton joins us live on the phone from charlotte to tell us about what's going on there. good morning, congresswoman. are you there? >> reporter: good morning. and, of course, traffic in charlotte is very crowded here but a joyful set of delegates waiting to renominate barack obama for a second term. >> hopefully you'll get through the traffic issues there. let me start with something that we have all been talking about for the last week or so. are you frustrated by the lack of progress made regarding d.c. voting rights or d.c. statehood on the since the last democratic convention in 2008 and during the obama administration
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
a hearing with the utility company. >>> turning now to the presidential race, new polls give president obama a slight bounce following last week's democratic convention. now that the conventions are over, the final stages of the campaigns are under way. fox 5's melanie alnwick is following the latest on capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. president obama and mitt romney hitting all the hot button issues in key battleground states, jobs, the economy, medicare. campaign schedules are filling up and as usual florida and ohio are in the crosshairs. >>> reporter: here's something you don't see every day, the president hoisted in the air by a burleigh and enthusiastic pizza shop owner in fort pierce, florida but the president spent the weekend trying to get up close and personal with as many voters as possible across the sunshine state with a line of attack aimed squarely at his rival's tax plan. >> it was like two plus one equals five. [ laughter ] >> reporter: but there is some math the president agrees with. after last week's democratic convention in charlotte, he seems to have gotten a sm
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
condemnation from president barack obama. it just speaks to how these diplomatic ties are so fragile and, sadly, can be deadly. >> it's very, very important to be very careful what you say and what you do because things can get out of control very quickly. there have been a number of experts that have warned about treading very carefully in libya because after the ouster and the killing of muammar qaddafi, there were concerns even before that about a lot of missiles, a lot of rockets, a lot of weapons, that were basically floating around out there that were dispersed into the black mart. there were concerns as late as yesterday about some of these rockets being used to attack commercial airliners. this is another one of those situations that's been probably borne out of the chaos from the air of uprisings in the middle east and have to be monitored and have to be dealt with and thought about and approached with great care. >> indeed, some of the reports are indicating that a rocket launch grenade has been used in the attack on the consulate in libya. all right. you mentioned that things can spi
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
. michelle obama talked about her family and defended barack obama's policies. >> when it comes to rebuilding our economy, barack is thinking about folks like my dad and like his grandmother. he is thinking about the pride that comes from a hard day's work. that's why he signed the lily led better fair pay act to help women get equal pay for equal work. that's why he cut taxes for working families and small businesses and fought to get the auto industry back on its feet. [ applause ] >> president obama watched the first lady's speech in the treaty room of the white house with daughters sasha and malia. >>> republicans are hammering president obama on the national debt which has reached a dubious milestone. wisdom martin has what those numbers mean. >> reporter: last week's republican national convention featured a rolling debt clock. it hit $16 trillion for the first time ever just as the democratic national convention was kicking off in north carolina. >> ouch. it's just another one of those reminders that we are piling on the debt in a dangerous way with no plan to start to bring it back do
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Sep 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
. going to be a different scene starting tomorrow when this convention kicks off. the obama campaign saying democrats plan a clear agenda on how they plan to rebuild this economy. >>> some 6,000 delegates and tens of thousands of others converging on charlotte, north carolina for the democratic national convention. along with the supporters are critics as antiobama critics gathered. >> these democrats are not what they seem and people have to understand that. and that's the message i'm bringing. >> reporter: the president's team laying out the case for a second term and framing gop presidential anomaly mitt romney. >> what mitt romney is going to offer trickle down fairy dust. >> president obama continuing the theme while speaking to students at the university at colorado sunday giving this critique of last week's republican national convention >> despite all the challenge we face, what they offered over those three days was an agenda that was better suited for the last century. it was a rerun. it could have been on nick at night. we've seen it before. you might as well watch it on a
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
but what can you do? >> yesterday, president barack obama toured the battered area of saint john the baptist parish promising quick federal relief. according to early damage estimates, isaac's wrath could cost the coast as much as $1.5 billion. >>> today president obama wraps up his road to charlotte tour with another stop in. va. he will be in norfolk, the last stop before he heads to the democratic national convention. it's the commander-in-chief's second trip to the commonwealth in as many weeks. right now the latest polls show the president clinging to a small lead over mitt romney in the old dominion. >>> meanwhile the president's wife will head the first day of the dnc that will also feature speeches by virginia senate candidate tim kaine and maryland governor martin o'malley. nicole collins is in charlotte and joins us live from the time warner cable center with a preview. good morning, nicole. >> reporter: good morning, tony. also from maryland, representative steny hoyer will speak today but the headliner the first lady was here yesterday for a dry run on the dnc stage.
FOX
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
obama for the violence. there are also anti-american protests in other parts of the middle east including tunisia and morocco. >>> in egypt, protests at the u.s. embassy in cairo continue for a third day. these are live pictures behind us now. the angry demonstrations were reportedly sparked by a film made in the u.s. that insults mohammed. >> but there are now reports that al qaeda may have planned the protest. in libya, the fbi is launching an investigation into the killing of ambassador chris stevens. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: a team of 50 specially trained u.s. marines was deployed overnight to tripoli. president bush spoke to egypt and libya as it's becoming clear your what may have been behind these attacks. more protests overnight in egypt but they were met with what appeared to be a strong police presence. and while what's happening here may still be a response to a u.s. filmmaker who uploaded a video that offended many muslims, it's become increasingly clear that what happened at the u.s. consulate in libya may have been som
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
. secretary of state hillary clinton met with benjamin netanyahu. president obama was campaigning in virginia thursday, the white house said too busy to meet with the prime minister. earlier he laid down his red lines for stopping iran nuclear program. >> this is a bomb. this is a fuse. >> reporter: netanyahu spoke a day after iran's president ahmadinejad from the same podium had called israel uncivilized zionists. netanyahu said tehran was already 70% towards getting enough nuclear fuel for a bomb and has to be stopped within months. >> if these are the facts, and they are, where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> reporter: president obama told the u.n. this week there is more time before iran reaches a point of no return. >> america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy, and we believe that there is still time and space to do so. >> american intelligence does not yet believe iran has made the political decision to actually build a weapon. what does israel think? >> whether or not iran made the decision will become irrelevant once we can no longer s
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